Super Shark Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465443185

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 6597

Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of sharks and sea creatures, from surfing penguins to deep-sea monsters. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new 3D artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. With its combination of spectacular photography and clear yet authoritative text, Super Shark Encyclopedia is the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most incredible stories. It showcases record-breaking animals, such as the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures, and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do.
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SuperShark

And Other Creatures of the Deep

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241234697

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 6560

Dive into the ocean and discover the different sharks and sea creatures who hunt in this watery world A dazzling visual tour of the sea revealing the remarkable monsters that dwell in the ocean depths, from the deadliest predators to the most venomous creatures. With amazing and detailed 3D digital pictures of sharks, spectacular photography and stripped away images you'll see into the ocean depths. Take a virtual tour amongst the most monstrous sharks and deadliest creatures in the ocean. Ever wondered how a Hammerhead shark breaths? Or which sea creature is the most venomous? SuperShark will tell you, with each feature profiling these super creatures, giving you the stats, the cross-sections and the images that will show you how and tell you why. Take a trip through the deadliest depths of the ocean, from the biting reef worm to the colossal squid. Go on a truly amazing journey with SuperShark.
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The Best Book of Sharks

Author: Claire Llewellyn,Ray Grinaway,Roger Stewart

Publisher: Kingfisher Books

ISBN: 9780753451731

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 31

View: 3368

Introduces the world of sharks, examining their characteristics, breeding, life cycle, and behavior and describing how the various members of this fascinating family of fish are perfectly adapted to their environments.
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Super Nature Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465407758

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 3181

Super Nature Encyclopedia spotlights the wow factor in the natural world, taking you behind the scenes and "under the skin" of animals to uncover the secrets of their behavior and anatomy. How can a cheetah accelerate from 0-40 mph in three seconds? What is that alien-like set of jaws in a moray eel's throat for? How do termites build cooling systems into their homes? Super Nature Encyclopedia takes the most fascinating and surprising stories and explores them in remarkable visual detail. Supports Common Core State Standards.
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Super Shark Encyclopedia

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465435842

Category: Nature

Page: 208

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Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures — from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking animals, such as the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures, and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do. With its combination of spectacular photography and clear yet authoritative text,Super Shark Encyclopedia is the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most incredible stories.
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The Ultimate Book of Sharks

Author: Brian Skerry

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426330715

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 192

View: 2244

An in-depth guide to sharks includes information on where they live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not certain species pose a danger to humans.
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Sharkpedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465466940

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 6270

A visual and comprehensive research manual and guide that will take kids from tropical paradise to the cold, dark depths, in search of the wildest, weirdest, and most wonderful sharks in the ocean, now refreshed with a new look. Kids can go on an around-the-world adventure to track the sea's most extraordinary predators with Sharkpedia, 2nd Edition. From the huge and harmless whale shark to the puny pygmy shark, these fascinating fish come in many shapes and sizes, and this guide will take kids from tropical paradise to the cold, dark depths of the ocean. Who gulps up tiny plankton? Who snatches unsuspecting seals mid-swim? Kids can see for themselves from the portholes of our trusty vessel or, if they dare, from behind the bars of a shark cage. So grab your scuba gear and get on the boat-we've got sharks to find with Sharkpedia, 2nd Edition.
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Super Human Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465435603

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 9056

Super Human Encyclopedia offers kids a new perspective on the human body by highlighting the truly extraordinary processes behind ordinary body functions. Packed with interesting facts about the human body, from how we keep cool to how memories are made in the human brain, from how the human body fights infection to how many muscles we use to smile, Super Human Encyclopedia deconstructs how the body works. It also looks at those super humans who can jump farther, react quicker, dive deeper, climb higher, or run faster than the rest of us, showcasing their remarkable and fascinating feats.
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The Encyclopedia of Sharks

Author: Steve Parker

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408108376

Category: Sharks

Page: 224

View: 5113

This book is an up-to-date account of the world's most primitive andfeared predators. It covers their evolution, their powerful bodies andamazing senses, and how they swim, hunt, feed, breed, hibernate,migrate and survive in the aquatic environment. It is fully illustrated with stunning images made possible by thelatest advances in underwater photography, as well as cutaway diagrams,maps and charts. There are also detailed profiles of a wide rangeof shark species, including the great white, tiger shark, thresher,megamouth, and the greatest fish on the planet, the whale shark.
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Pocket Genius: Bugs

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465452222

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Whether it's the industrious ant, the breathtaking Monarch butterfly, or the multi-legged centipede, children will discover the fastest, strongest, and most harmful species in DK's Pocket Genius: Bugs. Profiling more than 200 insects and bugs, from beetles and butterflies to spiders and scorpions, find out what bugs eat, which are poisonous, which live the longest, and which can be found in your own backyard. Plus, learn about the products we get from bugs, such as honey, ink, silk, and jewelry, and how bugs and insects play important roles in our world. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.
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Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465456090

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Dive into Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia to discover everything there is to know about the ocean's biggest predators. Brought to life with cutting-edge CGI technology, more than 200 sharks and fierce fish are featured in highly visual profiles. From great white sharks to barracudas, children can explore dangerous waters with age-appropriate texts and photographs. Compare different ocean habitats, body sizes, tails, and more in the eight chapters that cover the different classifications of sharks, including bullhead sharks, ground sharks, and carpet sharks. Find out why they are called tiger sharks, discover how long frilled sharks' pregnancies last, and see why a hammerhead shark's head is shaped that way. Learn which sharks live in salt water, which sharks live in fresh water, and which sharks can live in both! Read amazing shark facts about anatomy, behavior, and habitats, and find key information at a glance with data boxes, facts, and figures laid out in DK's signature style. Joining DK's award-winning Visual Encyclopedia format, Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference book for everything shark.
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Super Bug Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465455000

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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Following on the success of Super Nature Encyclopedia and Super Human Encyclopedia comes Super Bug Encyclopedia--a look at the 100 most amazing insects on the planet! Using macro photography and brand-new CGI artworks, Super Bug zooms right in to reveal the secrets of the most successful creatures on our planet. With incredible facts and stats for every bug, Super Bug showcases the superstars of the insect world. Find out which insect can snap a pencil in half, how a tiny moth can fly up to 70 miles an hour, and meet a dung beetle that can pull over 1,100 times its own body weight. Young readers will be wowed by what goes on inside the tiny world of ants, spiders, butterflies, moths, crickets, and other creepy crawlies. Lively, informative, easy-to-access text based on the latest discoveries and scientific research showcases incredible feats of endurance, defense, strength, and speed while graphic, dashboard-style panels provides information at a glance. Visualized with incredible 3-D models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the world of insects in Super Bug Encyclopedia.
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Science Encyclopedia

Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More!

Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.),National Geographic Kids

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426325428

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 304

View: 9099

Offers an illustrated encyclopedia of general science, with informative and fun facts on a broad array of scientific topics.
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Shark

Author: Miranda MacQuitty

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756637781

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 4813

Describes, in text and photographs, the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of various types of sharks.
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National Geographic Kids

Everything sharks

Author: Ruth Musgrave

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426308027

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 7328

"In Everything Sharks, exciting photos depict great whites, hammerheads, and more. Scientists tell hair-raising tales about encounters. With its awesome facts and action-packed images, this book brings kids close to the mysterious lives of sharks."--Amazon.com.
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Everything You Need to Know About Sharks

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465412166

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 3765

An underwater treasure, Everything You Need To Know About Sharks is a vibrant book that redefines children's reference. Through every exciting page inside, Everything You Need To Know About Sharks dives deep in the pursuit of fascinating facts. It teaches the basics of anatomy (did you know that sharks don't have bones, or that most of a fish's internal organs are in the lower half of its body?) and taxonomy (sharks are fish, but whales are mammals), plus how and where sea creatures live. Everything You Need to Know About Sharks provides ideas for things to make, games to play, quizzes, and shocking facts to share with your friends. It's everything you need to know, and everything you WANT to find out.
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Shark

Author: Brian Skerry

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426219105

Category: Nature

Page: 208

View: 9609

For decades, Skerry has braved ocean depths to capture portraits of sharks around the world. Combined with articles from National Geographic writers, they encourage readers to recognize the impact of sharks on our world, and their significance as part of a balanced ocean.
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Space Encyclopedia

A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond

Author: Christine Pulliam,Patricia Daniels

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426309481

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 191

View: 8852

A tour of outer space explores the solar system as well as stars, galaxies, and the birth of planets, and speculates on whether other intelligent beings exist in the universe.
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